Tag Archives: Tampa Litigation

In one of the first cases filed in Florida under the new Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”), a federal court relied on precedent under Florida’s own Uniform Trade Secrets Act (“FUTSA”) to dismiss a complaint for misappropriation of trade secrets that sought relief under both statutes.[i]  In M.C. Dean, Inc. v. City of Miami […]

Nicole Newlon attended the 2016 Eleventh Circuit Judicial Conference in May 2016 in Point Clear, Alabama.  The conference presentations included “Neuroscience and the Law,” “Law, Justice, and the Holocaust:  How the Courts Failed Germany”, and “Technology and the Law”.  Conference attendees also participated in roundtable discussions and were afforded the opportunity to hear from Supreme […]

The internet is a wonderful tool.  So is a chainsaw, until it’s used to trim your fingernails.  Entrepreneurs are understandably skeptical about spending money on something as mundane as form bylaws when hundreds of examples are available at the click of a mouse.  In many cases, that approach works out fine.  When it doesn’t however, […]

If there remained a question of whether consenting in writing to be contacted on one’s cell phone constitutes “prior express consent” to receive calls at that number under the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), it has been conclusively answered by the Eleventh Circuit Court in a recent opinion in Murphy v. DCI Biologicals Orlando, […]

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